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# The closing of small, inexpensive hospitals while large

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31 Jul 2009, 04:51
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13. The closing of small, inexpensive hospitals
while large expensive hospitals remain
open seems a luxury that we can no
longer afford in order to maintain them.

(A) seems a luxury that we can no longer
afford in order to maintain them.

(B) seems to emphasize luxury over
economy, which we can no longer
afford.

(C) seems to be a waste of valuable
resources.

(D) seems a luxury we can no longer afford.

(E) seems too luxurious to be any longer
affordable.

OA will be posted later.

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Manager
Joined: 29 Jul 2009
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Kudos [?]: 109 [0], given: 23

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31 Jul 2009, 08:34
DenisSh wrote:
13. The closing of small, inexpensive hospitals
while large expensive hospitals remain
open seems a luxury that we can no
longer afford in order to maintain them.

(A) seems a luxury that we can no longer
afford in order to maintain them.

(B) seems to emphasize luxury over
economy, which we can no longer
afford.

(C) seems to be a waste of valuable
resources.

(D) seems a luxury we can no longer afford.

(E) seems too luxurious to be any longer
affordable.

OA will be posted later.

IS THIS A GMAT QUESTION :O

Well i think i answer should be C

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Senior Manager
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Location: United States
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31 Jul 2009, 08:36
Deciding between B and C. Choose B since C is a bit more exaggerated.

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Director
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31 Jul 2009, 08:37
Denis,

What is the source of the questions?
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31 Jul 2009, 08:41
bipolarbear wrote:
Deciding between B and C. Choose B since C is a bit more exaggerated.

Hi..isnt "we" ambiguously used in the sentenced...one doesnt know who is getting affected by the opening and closing !!!

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02 Aug 2009, 07:43
The correct answer is (D). The part of the sentence after “in” is surplus. (D) correctly dispenses with that part and preserves the rest.

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02 Aug 2009, 07:49
This is the GMAT question, though neither from OG nor from 1,000 SC.

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03 Aug 2009, 04:07
wat is the soruce of this question.

nothing else makes sense apart from D.

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09 Aug 2009, 02:50
so we does not need something like "to be" after seem?

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